Thames Riverscape showing Shaw's Wharf: 1937

Avery Illustrations

Thames Riverscape showing  Shaw's Wharf: 1937
3 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 22cm

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Thames Riverscape showing Shaw's Wharf from the Burrell's Wharf to St David's section of the north bank of the Thames.
You can see the factory of Matthew T.Shaw & co Ltd, bridge builders and constructional engineers on the bank.
In 1937 the Port of London Authority commissioned Avery Illustrations to document both banks of the Thames between London Bridge and Greenwich/Island Gardens. The result was a total of 276 black & white photographic prints, 124 for the North Bank and 132 for the South Bank. Joined together the prints form 2 panoramas that depict the busy working warehouses, factories, ships, tugs and barges that inhabited the banks of the Thames.

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1937 AD - 1937 AD
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© PLA collection/Museum of London

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